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Paul L Althouse
American Record Guide, July 2016

SCHUBERT, F.: Fantasy in C Major, D. 934 / Piano Trio No. 1, D. 898 (Hopkins, Kucharsky, Wopke) PMR0046
SCHUBERT, F.: Piano Trio No. 2 / Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor (arr. for viola and piano) (Kucharsky, Carroll, Hopkins) PMR0047

The music emerges as an effortless flow, …I would be happy if it never stopped!

The guiding light here seems to be violinist Kucharsky, who phrases with wonderful grace beauty. © 2016 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Raymond Tuttle
Fanfare, July 2016

There is a lot of lovely playing here, particularly in the slow movement, which is unusually melting, and the entire Piano Trio possesses that elusive character of charm, which is not to be mistaken for superficiality.

These performances are among the very best that these works have received… © 2016 Fanfare Read complete review



Jerry Dubins
Fanfare, May 2016

…the players find an ideal balance between technical finesse and emotional expression.

Boris Kucharsky plays the Fantasie…possibly better than anyone I’ve ever heard. His tone is liquid gold. He is unfazed by the technical hurdles, and—I don’t know how else to say it—he makes the most beautiful music where others gloss over some of the score’s finer details in favor of its fireworks.

When it comes to pianist Elizabeth Hopkins…I don’t think I’ve ever heard piano trills played with such precision and clarity. There’s no smudging, and you can hear every alternation distinctly. When she’s not trilling, she’s equally thrilling. © 2016 Fanfare Read complete review



Roy Westbrook
MusicWeb International, February 2015

…this unusual programme is a satisfying and coherent one, and collectors who are attracted to it will not be let down by the performances here. The recording is certainly quite good enough, if not state of the art… © 2015 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Hank Zauderer
My Classical Notes, December 2014

This is a must for chamber music lovers! © 2014 My Classical Notes Read complete review





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